UN soldier from Yemen shot, robbed by gunmen on motorcycles outside bank in Haitian capital

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The United Nations mission in Haiti says one of its peacekeepers and a civilian woman have been shot by robbers outside a bank in the capital.

U.N. police spokesman Jean-Francois Vezina says three gunmen approached on motorcycles and shot the off-duty Yemeni soldier as he left a Sogebank branch Thursday morning.

The robbers took an undisclosed amount of money from the soldier, who was not in uniform.

Vezina says the soldier is in stable condition with a bullet wound in his shoulder. The Haitian woman injured in the attack in the capital's Petionville neighborhood is also receiving treatment.

There have recently been several armed robberies outside banks and money-changing stands across Port-au-Prince.

(This version CORRECTS name of bank to Sogebank instead of Scotiabank.)